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Adult Fiction

It could be said that we are in a Golden Age for Provocative fiction. With more and more authors releasing books that explore the various realms of sexuality while still offering social commentary and a concentrated examination of human feelings and attitudes throughout.  Indulge your secretive sensual side, peek into the lives of others and explore a complex pleasure of human existence. Find out more in our adult fiction category.

City Maid

City Maid

Author: Amelia Evangeline Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/03/2007

The erotic adventures of an innocent young woman in Victorian London. When Eleanor enters service in the Hampton household she has no idea that beneath the facade of respectability, the house is a secret world of lust and depravity. Her mistress, Lady Hamilton, soon teaches Eleanor her position in the sternest and most shocking manner. Immediately, Eleanor realises to her horror that once you've felt the thrill of submission life will never be the same again.

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Slippery When Wet

Slippery When Wet

Author: Penny Birch Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/02/2007

A comprehensive imaginary world of naughty academics and society girls. Penny Birch assembles her famous cast of naughty girls for a slippery and messy week of fun. Gabrielle, the mischievous Poppy, and their nurse Sabina receive a gift from Monty Hartle of one week at an SM boot camp in Wales. Gabrielle is doubtful, but Poppy and Sabrina are keen, so they go. The camp turns out to be a converted home hired for the purpose, and is run by Mistress Kimiko, a poisonous individual with a serious uniform fetish. According to the rules Mistress Kimiko has absolute authority, save for the mysterious Master. The girls are assigned to the kitchens, which is asking for trouble...

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Over the Knee

Over the Knee

Author: Fiona Locke Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/11/2006

This is the life story of a girl addicted to the sensual pleasures of spanking. A girl who feels compelled to manipulate and engineer situations in which older authority figures punish her, over their knees. And as Nexus Enthusiast publishes convincing and exciting literature, written by the devotee of a single fetish for the large number of enthusiasts of that same kink, the author is fully qualified and active participant of the S&M scene.

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Literature has addressed sex throughout history. The joys and complexities are shown in 'The Song of Solomon' in the Bible. Byron, Chacer and Donne are famous for their compemplations on sex and desire. 

Provocative prose is not simply pornographic, and product created simply to excite and arouse. Provocative prose stands apart as it is able to offer excitement while also deliviering social commentary and an examination of human feelings and behaviour. This genre can help you to think more deeply about sex, desire and how are attitudes to this topic are formed and what impact they have. 

One of the most famous literary erotica would be Lady Chatterly's Lover by D.H. Lawrence, which manages to combine titilation and provocation while also offering character development, and an examination of the theme. 

While some will still find these books shocking and a step too far. However there are marvelous modern authors such as Henry Miller, Anais Nin, and Annie Rice with her 'Sleeping Beauty' series which was published under the name Anne Roquelaure. With the development and exploration of this genre, there is a wide and varied selection of books for those interested in indulging.